By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter
Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Democratic Town Committee (SDTC) held their 2019 Eleanor Roosevelt Humanitarian Awards Brunch at The Residence at Orchard Grove last month.
The event, held every two years, honors the following award recipients: the Outstanding Youth Award, Eleanor Roosevelt Humanitarian Award and the Mary Jordalen Award for Distinguished Service.
Jason Palitsch, chair of the SDTC, opened the program with welcoming remarks. He was assisted in presenting awards by fellow members Lisa Talbot, Kim Pettingill-Long and Roberta Goldman.
Brother and sister duo Emma and Thomas Aulenback along with Max German each received the Outstanding Youth Award.
Mark Adler and Mary Colby each received the Eleanor Roosevelt Humanitarian Award.
The Mary Jordalen Award for Distinguished Service was presented to Kathleen Keohane.